Flower vase with auspicious decor in overglaze enamels

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kyoto workshop Imitation of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Buff clay with white slip and iron pigment under transparent glaze, enamels over the glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 32.3 x 18.1 cm (12 11/16 x 7 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.83
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
Daoist Immortals, fish, flower, Japan, lotus, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Tokyo, Japan, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Tokyo, Japan, from an unidentified owner in spring of 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1561, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Richard L. Wilson. The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 37, p. 112.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum